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Court confirms duty to defend under policy with products-completed operations coverage and professional services exclusion

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, a California Court of Appeal found substantial evidence that State Farm General Insurance Co. (State Farm) had a duty to

Court affirms city's discretion to waive bid defect, clarifying the meaning of inconsequential deviation

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2014

Recently a California Court of Appeal affirmed a superior court's judgment and order confirming that the City of San Leandro (City) had not abused its

Subcontractors are victorious, Iowa state agency required to cover general contractor's payment shortfalls

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Star Equipment, Ltd., Manatt's, Inc., and Short's Concrete Cutting Co. recently secured a victory in the Iowa Supreme Court when the Court,in Star

R-e-c-i-p-r-o-c-i-t-y find out what it means to you

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2014

Is a licensed contractor in good standing in State A permitted to offer to contract for or to perform work requiring a contractor's license in State

Pay now ... or pay later: $3.5 million for 700 steelworkers (and their attorneys)

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

January 8, 2014, Judge Jon S. Tigar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, in Cordy v. USS-Posco Industries, et al., 2014 BL

Construction workers' overtime claims subject to arbitration provision

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2014

Employers often would prefer an arbitral forum for employee-related disputes because they are perceived as a venue that typically delivers a fair

Owner-operated businesses with no employees may be surprised by recent Cal AG opinion

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2014

Recently, the California Office of the Attorney General ("AG") issued its Opinion No. 12-901 (Dec. 20, 2013), answering the question: "Under what

Court issues statement of decision on public nuisance claim, ordering $1.1 billion lead paint contamination abatement program

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2013

Thirteen years after the complaint was filed, on Monday, December 16, 2013, California Superior Court Judge James P. Kleinberg, in People of the

Supreme Court: class action waiver trumps federal statutory right

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2013

Continuing its string of recent pro-arbitration decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision enforcing class action waivers in

Ninth Circuit: injunctive relief claims relating only to past harms to a limited class are not exempt from arbitration

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2013

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision favoring arbitration clauses in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held